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Tripura anti-Muslim riots: SC to hear plea seeking quashing of UAPA against lawyers, journalists
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Tripura anti-Muslim riots: SC to hear plea seeking quashing of UAPA against lawyers, journalists

Advocates Mukesh and Ansarul Haq, and journalist Shyam Meera Singh have been accused in the FIR lodged at the West Agartala Police Station under the IPC and the UAPA provisions for spreading 'malicious propaganda with a view to creating hatred between two religious groups'

Shilpa Shetty denies being aware of Hotshots app in chargesheet filed against Raj Kundra
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Shilpa Shetty denies being aware of Hotshots app in chargesheet filed against Raj Kundra

"I was too busy with work, did not know what Raj Kundra was up to," said the #ShilpaShetty's statement, which is a part of the 1,400-page charge sheet filed by the Mumbai Police

SC stays Bombay HC order which held ‘skin-to-skin contact’ necessary for sexual assault under POCSO Act
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SC stays Bombay HC order which held ‘skin-to-skin contact’ necessary for sexual assault under POCSO Act

The top court also issued a notice to Maharashtra government and permitted the attorney-general to file an appeal against the 19 January verdict

'Keep adultery a crime in Armed Forces': Supreme Court agrees to examine Centre’s plea
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'Keep adultery a crime in Armed Forces': Supreme Court agrees to examine Centre’s plea

In September 2018, the apex court had declared Section 497 of the Indian Penal Code, which makes adultery a punishable offence for men, as unconstitutional and struck it down

Rajkot hospital fire: Police arrests three senior Gokul Lifecare officials for causing death by negligence
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Rajkot hospital fire: Police arrests three senior Gokul Lifecare officials for causing death by negligence

Investigation into the incident revealed that fire prevention protocols and safety measures were lacking at the hospital, which hindered rescue operations and resulted in deaths of five patients

'Neither family nor State can object to people living together of free will': Allahabad HC quashes FIR against Muslim man
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'Neither family nor State can object to people living together of free will': Allahabad HC quashes FIR against Muslim man

Justices Pankaj Naqvi and Vivek Agarwal also overturned two previous verdicts of the high court, which said that religious conversion solely for the purpose of marriage was prohibited, saying that they are not "good in law"

Muslim clerics, Congress MLA Arif Masood among 2,000 booked over anti-Macron protest in Bhopal
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Muslim clerics, Congress MLA Arif Masood among 2,000 booked over anti-Macron protest in Bhopal

An FIR has been registered against them for staging the protest in violation of COVID-19 restrictions, the Madhya Pradesh police said

Terror funding: For second day, NIA raids six NGOs, trusts in Delhi and Srinagar
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Terror funding: For second day, NIA raids six NGOs, trusts in Delhi and Srinagar

The raids conducted on Thursday were a continuation of the agency’s searches at 10 locations in Jammu and Kashmir and one in Bengaluru on Wednesday

'Rising trend of powerful men seeking gag orders': Read NWMI's statement on muzzling of media in cases of sexual assault, harassment
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'Rising trend of powerful men seeking gag orders': Read NWMI's statement on muzzling of media in cases of sexual assault, harassment

In the context of rape in particular, the trend of the accused seeking to prevent the media from covering trials presents a unique challenge for media reportage.

Delhi riots: Chargesheet ignores hate speech by Kapil Mishra and others, makes mockery of justice
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Delhi riots: Chargesheet ignores hate speech by Kapil Mishra and others, makes mockery of justice

Commentators, neutral observers, journalists and academics were struck from the very outset by the fact that the anti-CAA protests were ‘non-political’ in the sense that they were not organised or led by political parties

Tamil Nadu proposes stringent punishment for dowry deaths, stalking and human trafficking
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Tamil Nadu proposes stringent punishment for dowry deaths, stalking and human trafficking

As per the proposal, minimum punishment for dowry deaths will be 10 years, while maximum punishment for stalking will be 7 years (on subsequent conviction)

Coronavirus lockdown must catalyse widespread use of virtual hearings in Indian legal system
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Coronavirus lockdown must catalyse widespread use of virtual hearings in Indian legal system

Virtual hearings have shown that matters can be heard quickly and disposed of quickly. Further, the barrier created by urgency, has ensured that only cases that truly belong in court are being brought to the court

Maharashtra government asks CID to re-investigate abetment of suicide case against Republic TV's Arnab Goswami
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Maharashtra government asks CID to re-investigate abetment of suicide case against Republic TV's Arnab Goswami

The Maharashtra government on Tuesday ordered reinvestigation by the CID into the suicide of a 53-year-old interior designer and his mother, allegedly over non-payment of dues by TV journalist Arnab Goswami and two others.

Mumbai Police warns against coronavirus-related fake news on social media; here's what is prohibited under Section 144 and Section 188
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Mumbai Police warns against coronavirus-related fake news on social media; here's what is prohibited under Section 144 and Section 188

The order prohibits the spread of inflammatory statements that are discriminatory against a particular community.

Coronavirus lockdown set for extension, but lack of clarity about its legal definition needs redressal
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Coronavirus lockdown set for extension, but lack of clarity about its legal definition needs redressal

We are living in difficult times, with a life-threatening coronavirus bringing life to a standstill in a number of nations across the world. Some of the said nations, including India, have employed what is termed as a 'lockdown' to contain the spread of the virus

Assam Police fights coronavirus 'infodemic': 52 cases registered, 25 people arrested for spreading fake news, 110 sent for counselling
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Assam Police fights coronavirus 'infodemic': 52 cases registered, 25 people arrested for spreading fake news, 110 sent for counselling

Assam Police has launched a fight against fake news on coronavirus and the lockdown that has hit people's lives no less than the COVID-19 pandemic itself

Union Cabinet approves adaptation of 37 central laws including Indian Penal Code, CrPC, Census Act in Jammu and Kashmir
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Union Cabinet approves adaptation of 37 central laws including Indian Penal Code, CrPC, Census Act in Jammu and Kashmir

The Indian Penal Code, 1860, Code of Civil Procedure, 1908, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Representation Of People Act, 1950, Census Act 1948 and Prevention Of Corruption Act, 1988, are among the laws which will be applicable to Jammu and Kashmir following Union Cabinet's decision to approve adaptation of central laws under concurrent list to the Union Territory.

Muzaffarpur shelter home case: Brajesh Thakur, 11 others sentenced to life imprisonment by Delhi's Saket district court
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Muzaffarpur shelter home case: Brajesh Thakur, 11 others sentenced to life imprisonment by Delhi's Saket district court

CBI on 4 February sought life imprisonment for Thakur, saying 'rape is a crime of lust, power' and leniency should not be shown to convicts as victims in case were minors